Archive for the ‘personal’ Category

Blogs Aren’t Going Anywhere

A recent news article highlights an overall decline in blogging, but I think blogs are here to stay. Yes the explosion of social media sites like Facebook and Twitter have cut into the popularity of blogs and the act of blogging, however blogs are and will continue to be an important medium. I don’t blog […]

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AT&T vs. Verizon iPhone

Finally. Another national player gets into the iPhone game. I love the iPhone but like most who do, I hate my AT&T plan. I’m struck with it until September 2011, but I will be watching how Verizon handles the iPhone roll out and its pricing plan. Like most smartphone billing plans, the range generally begins […]

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1

I’d like to thank the wonderful people at HMThinkLatino for giving me an opportunity to attend an early screening Tuesday night of the latest Harry Potter film. I was greatly entertained. Diehard Potter fans should not be disappointed with the first movie installment of the final chapter in the epic series. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part […]

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The 4-Hour Workweek and Slow Dance

A few weeks ago I finally finished reading The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss. I had started it earlier in the year, but put it down several times. No reflection on the book, though. I just had a lot on my mind and had to make some major life decisions. The book helped me figure […]

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Jarritos – Mexico’s First National Soft Drink

The nice people at Jarritos provided me with the opportunity to try out all 11 flavors of their Mexican-made soda. I enjoyed them all, but my favorites were Mango, Mandarin, Strawberry, and Lemon-Lime. Jarritos are available throughout the United States and are less carbonated than popular soft drinks made in the U.S. or Canada. Jarritos […]

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Movie: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (opens Aug. 13th)

I have begun working with a group that aims to market mainstream Hollywood movies to the greater U.S. Hispanic/Latino market. The promotional work sounds pretty interesting and I look forward to learning more about, and sharing information on, upcoming films. The first film I’ll be promoting for HMThinkLatino is entitled “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World,” […]

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Happy Employees Affect the Bottom Line

A productive staff is the most important asset an organization can possess, notes one of the best business schools in the world. A happy staff is more productive, according to a recent study conducted by the Warwick Business School in the United Kingdom. “We find that human happiness has large and positive causal effects on […]

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